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Lucy Stone

Lucy Stone

Research project title

Childhood Exile Drawn and Redrawn: Judith Kerr's and Tomi Ungerer's Written and Pictorial Texts from and about the Nazi Era

Supervisors

Prof Kim Reynolds and Dr Beate Muller

Contact details

Email: l.stone2@newcastle.ac.uk

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A brief outline of my research project

Lucy Stone’s doctoral research explores the juvenilia made by children’s author-illustrators Judith Kerr (1923-2019) and Tomi Ungerer (1931-2019) in the Nazi era. These juvenilia (drawings, illustrated books, letters and poems in German, French and English) tell a fascinating story of childhood exile, child artists and writers, a child survivor of the Holocaust (Kerr) and a war child (Ungerer).